GE sees 2017 operating earnings of $1.60-$1.70 per share

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General Electric Co said on Wednesday that it expected 2017 operating earnings between $1.60 and $1.70 a share, and stuck to its 2018 earnings forecast of $2 per share.

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The forecast is higher than the company's 2016 estimated operating earnings of $1.48-$1.52 per share. (http://invent.ge/2gJLoWW)

The industrial conglomerate said it expected 2017 revenue of about $135 billion.

(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)